Expert Speakers Include:

Julian Fenwick

MD, GRC Solutions

Julian is the CEO Better (US) Inc, Chair RegTech Association and Managing Director at GRC Solutions, since March 2012 and prior to this Julian was CEO of Blake Dawson Technology.

Stephen Huppert


Stephen has over 25 years’ experience in Superannuation, Wealth Management and Life Insurance. Stephen is also a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.

Nick Stavrou

Phd, Managing Director, Risk Framework Manager

Nick has a diverse career in finance through senior positions with Goldman Sachs JBWere, ANZ, NAB, University of Melbourne and Monash University. Nick founded a quantitative consulting firm in 2010 that provided expert advice and strategy to banks which subsequently merged with Blackhall & Pearl in 2016.

Claire Wivell Plater

Managing Director, The Fold Legal Pty Ltd.

Claire co-founded The Fold Legal, sits on Advisory Boards to three fintech/regtech businesses and a member of the Business Advisory Committee to ASIC’s Licensing Division and a member of the Federal Treasurer’s FinTech Advisory Group.

Harry Toukalas

Group Managing Partner at Blackhall & Pearl

Harry has been at the forefront of risk management innovation for over many years with senior roles at NAB, Bankers Trust and Bank of Cyprus Australia (now Delphi Bank). He is currently involved in the application of AI to risk and culture and is completing a PhD on Risk Culture.

Mark Adams

Senior Executive Leader, Strategic Intelligence, ASIC

Mark leads ASIC’s Strategic Intelligence team which includes ASIC’s behavioural economics unit and ASIC’s internal coordination team that implements ASIC’s Innovation Hub initiative.

Jost Stollmann

Executive Director Tyro Payments

Jost launched Australia’s first nextgen bank, Tyro Payments in 2004, offering integrated, mobile, cloud-based banking to small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs).

Matt Symons

Co-founder Red Marker

Matt has more than 20 years experience in building, operating and investing in technology-based businesses. Matt has managed multiple successful ‘exits’ to corporate acquirers including Telstra, Accenture and most recently Kaplan.

Samantha Clarke

Co-Founder, Advice RegTech

Samantha is a Director and Co-Founder of Advice RegTech Pty Ltd and a consultant GM to the Association of Financial Advisers on policy and professionalism

Clare Payne

Director at The Banking and Finance Oath

Clare Payne commenced her career as a solicitor having completed a Bachelor of Communications and Laws. Clare has since developed extensive business experience through working in taxation, as an in-house lawyer and then managing the Integrity Office of a global investment bank.

Sophie Higgins

Director - Regulation and Strategy, Office of the Australian Information Commission

Sophie’s team is responsible for the OAIC’s regulatory and strategic policy response to privacy issues across a number of areas, particularly in technology, credit and international.

Fraser Jack

Co-Founder, Advice RegTech

Fraser is a Director and Co-Founder of Advice RegTech Pty Ltd, a decision-making technology, focused on the automated monitoring and surveillance of financial advice and financial advisers.

Phillip Malcolm

Market Development Manager, Risk, Pacific at Thomson Reuters

Experienced business driver with vast experience working in a variety of solution sales and sales management/stratergy positions focusing on risk and compliance in financial services. He has covered a broad range of compliance solutions in Tier 1 and 2 institutions.

Danny Gilligan

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Reinventure

As both a serial entrepreneur and experienced venture capitalist, Danny is at the forefront of driving disruptive innovation in Australia’s financial services sector through Reinventure and as a founding director of Stone & Chalk, Fintech hub.

Michelle Gibbings

Managing Director at Change Meridian

Michelle is a researcher, author and presenter and Founder of consulting firm, Change Meridian Michelle is a leadership and change expert, and the author of “Step Up: How to build your influence at work”.

Nick Giurietto

CEO & Managing Director, Australian Digital Commerce Association

Nick is the CEO of the Australian Digital Currency & Commerce Association (ADCCA) whose purpose is to promote the adoption of Blockchain technology as a means to challenge existing business models and drive innovation across multiple industry sectors.

Bradley Brown

National Manager Strategic Intelligence and Policy, AUSTRAC

Bradley is the National Manager Strategic Intelligence and Policy at AUSTRAC. His is responsible for delivering operational policy outcomes which support AUSTRAC, its partner agencies and industry while leading research to assist in the understanding of emerging risks in the AML and CTF environment.

Mark Shaw

Head of Operational Risk & Compliance Australia, ANZ

Mark leads Operational Risk & Compliance for ANZ’s Australian Division encompassing the Retail, Commercial & Corporate Banking businesses and is accountable for managing relationships with key conduct regulators and the divisional financial crime function encompassing AML, sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption and fraud risk.

Richard Storey

Head of KYC & On-boarding, Thomson Reuters, Pacific

Richard joined Thomson Reuters after spending many years in structured product, private equity and consulting. His experience included the development and implementation of KYC, AML & CTF processes and policies – as well as responsibility for managing his firms’ responses to banks’ and other counterparties’ requests for KYC data.

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